There's nothing wrong with a few kitchy vintage toy robots balanced on a shelf in the living room to add a bit of whimsy to the room, but if I see action figures or any other kind of children's toy in his room, I freak out a bit. Is this an adult man's bedroom or an overgrown child's play pen? Am I in a Big outtake?
The weird thing is that he's super-concerned with them and gets squirrelly if you touch them or if you aren't familiar with the character. He might even get huffy about it as he explains it to me, like I've let him down by not memorizing every single person in G.I. Joe.
Take a look at this video for the Postal Service, I mean Owl City's video for "Fireflies." A model train set? Stuffed animals? A disco ball? A speak 'n' spell? This is like a greatest hits list of things I don't wanna see in a guy's room EVER. Could you imagine if you woke up in this mini-FAO Schwartz wonderland? I'll bet his pjs still have footsies on them and he doesn't know how to do laundry, he just waits until every single item in his wardrobe is dirty and then he hauls it all off to his parents' house for his Mom to do. And, that just makes me sad.